The Mix Regional section for Mix's February 2014 issue surveys the San Francisco Bay Area. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, club performances and installations. Let the Mix audience know what is going on! Send photos and descriptions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AFTER THE STORM CREATIVE GROUP VEGAS HOT BOX Vegas Hot Box is a brand-new compilation of library music straight out of the After the Storm Studios in Las Vegas. Filled with new, fresh dance, funk, progressive rock, country/rock, Kentucky bluegrass, hard rock and metal at a very low reasonable price. Price: $99 702/253-9997
BEATBOY NIGEL OLSSON POP DISK 101
Live performance MIDI drum sequences by legendary Elton John drummer. Twenty complete song-form performances get the creative juices flowing fast! Opens in any MIDI sequencer. Price: $29.95
BEATBOY EDDIE BAYERS DRUM SEQUENCES
Live performance MIDI drum sequences by legendary country studio drummer. Twenty complete song-form performances get the creative juices flowing fast! Opens in any MIDI sequencer. Price: $29.95 570/685-1338 www.beatboy.com
BETA MONKEY ROCK HARD FUNK
Now available are eight new REX2 versions of existing discs and an all-new two-CD set of BMM’s slickest grooves to date. This 1,000-plus loop set features the work of accomplished funk and rock drummers churning out various tempos and feels. Also included are matching multi-velocity drum samples from the same maple DW kit used in loop recording, along with a matching set of cymbal samples. Price: $39.99. www.betamonkeymusic.com
FIRSTCOM MUSIQUICK LOCAL
FirstCom’s client’s have bragging rights to 38,000-plus compositions in 15 catalogs, with 100-plus new releases a year. Now users can have access to all of FirstCom’s 15 catalogs via a fully networkable hard drive. The drives are completely customized with 100 CDs or as many and 1,900 CDs, pre-loaded with MusiQuick® Local, our signature Mac/PC-compatible search and audition program. 800/858-8880 www.firstcom.com
LIFEGUARD MUSIC PRO CD VOL. 1
New release: 28 production music tracks of varying genres. Great for any audio application. Hear samples on our Website. Price: $49. 203/459-0869 www.lifeguardmusic.net
OZ MUSIC CODE POCKETFUEL SAMPLE LIBRARY
An eclectic collection of loops and samples archived from Pocket Fuel’s Sound Gallery. RADS Volume 1: Acoustic Drum Construction Kit—Rock/Funk/Latin/Country. RADS Volume 2: Multitrack Acoustic Drum Construction Kit—Kick and Snare. RADS Volume 3: Multitrack Hi-Hats and Rides. RADS Volume 4: Acoustic Drums—Hip Hop. SG1: Sound Gallery Volume 1 and 2. Price: $29.95 973/655-1741 www.ozmusiccode.com
SONY MEDIA SOFTWARE “ARTIST INTEGRATION” SERIES
Tony Franklin: Not Just Another Pretty Bass is a brand-new, 2-disc loop library from one of the industry’s most recognized bassists. This is the first title in Sony Media Software’s new groundbreaking “Artist Integration” Series that gives recording artists such as Tony Franklin, who played with Jimmy Page in The Firm, the chance to construct their own loop library around an existing library selected from the popular Sony catalog. Price: $99.95. NAMM booth: #6210. 608/204-8014 www.sonymediasoftware.com
This 2-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge. Order now $39.95
Mastering Cubase 4
Electronic Musician magazine and Thomson Course Technology PTR have joined forces again to create the second volume in their Personal Studio Series, Mastering Steinberg's Cubase(tm). Edited and produced by the staff of Electronic Musician, this special issue is not only a must-read for users of Cubase(tm) software, but it also delivers essential information for anyone recording/producing music in a personal-studio. Order now $12.95
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